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Wednesday, December 18, 2002

Red White and Blonde

The sequal to the movie, Legally Blonde, started filming here yesterday.

I just found out today that I actually know someone who got cast as an extra. He stopped in my office on his lunch break this afternoon. When I asked him what role he's playing, he said he wasn't quite sure. He might be a senator, a representative, or just an audience member, whatever that is. Way cool!

Springfield was chosen because our State Capitol Building's interior looks similar to the U.S. Capitol. They're filming exterior shots at the Capitol Building in Salt Lake City Utah.

Apparently, our state government has made an offer to Hollywood they can't refuse. If you want to make a movie in Illinois, you can use any state office building as a location for free. That sounds like a great deal for the movie industry and for local businesses.

More reading: SJR: Hollywood’s here | Extras find that getting a spot in a shot means a lot of waiting

Posted by Marie at December 18, 2002 11:55 PM

Comments

You left out part of the deal: not only do you get free usage of the building, but you get a free commercial driver's license as well, minus the usual "test" nonsense. Illinois FIRST!

Posted by: Peter at December 20, 2002 12:05 AM

Speaking of which, 21 days 'til indictment ... uh ... inauguration day.

Posted by: Marie at December 20, 2002 12:10 AM

i reall loved legally blonde 1 i watch the movie every day

Posted by: ashley at February 9, 2003 12:25 PM

i loved legally blond 1 it was the best ever lol im soo happy about the 2 one!!
thanx luv maralee

Posted by: maralee at April 11, 2003 10:28 PM

nice site please visit mine i need help wiith it!! ~jenna

Posted by: jenna at April 19, 2003 11:43 AM

www.geocities.com/jenna7420/LEGALLYblondeSite

it has updates on the sequal red white and blonde

Posted by: jenna at April 19, 2003 11:44 AM